27 INJURED IN BUS CRASH – HARDEN, NSW

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A GRIFFITH, NSW-BASED coach - hired by a church group - carrying 28 occupants has crashed off the side of a road near Canberra today, NSW Police reports.

27 INJURED IN BUS CRASH – HARDEN, NSW
The male driver from the church group that hired the M.I.A bus assisted police with their enquiries while at the scene, NSW Police confirms.

About 8.15am on Friday 27 September, 2019, emergency services were called to Burley Griffin Way, Harden, near Canberra, after reports that a coach was involved in a single-vehicle crash.

Officers from Young Police Station, Fire and Rescue NSW and NSW Ambulance paramedics attended the scene.

The coach contained 28 adults and children including the driver, with 25 of the passengers now transferred to Harden hospital with a range of minor injuries.

The other two passengers, including an 8-year-old boy with a fractured leg and a 65 year-old-woman with serious head injuries, were airlifted to Canberra Hospital.

The male bus driver from the church group that hired the M.I.A bus assisted police with their enquiries while at the scene, NSW Police confirms. The bus was not driver by an M.I.A Coaches representative, confirms CEO Owen Brown.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000, or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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ABOUT M.I.A

MIA Passenger Express and MIA Coaches is a Griffith, NSW, locally owned and fully accredited bus business, it states.

MIA Coaches has 16 school bus services including Griffith, Darlington Point and Ardlethan area. It is very proud of its successful bus charter and hire business and appreciate the loyal support of the people of Griffith and its surrounding areas, it says.

MIA Coaches is a big supporter of [the] local community and supports many local activities and charities, it adds.

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